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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... continue to inspire guests and is rooted in the community which it serves. After so long away, once again serendipity has worked its magic and brought me to this place at exactly at the right time. I feel ready to go home now, ready to tap my creative juices and help bring something special into being.
But not quite yet. It’s Sunday and it will take us another four days to extricate ourselves from this country. Needless to say, there is no internet coverage ...
... as well.
There is lots of hiking and treks to be done in and around the area but Wade and I decided not to exert ourselves too much and did a few walks in and around the town. The big thing to do in Kodai is to rent a paddleboat on the lake and we have spent quite a bit of time amusing ourselves watching people attempt to peddle the boats around the lake. There is also markets and stalls that line the lake and handmade chocolate, eucalyptus oil and the ...
... what he could’ve said.
So leaving that all behind, we arrive in Kodaikanal. We’re in town about an hour, walking the streets and trying to find our hotel, when our first surprise arises. “Grass?” A man whispers in my ear as I pass him on the street. I don’t register what he’s asking at first, but when I do, I can’t help but turn in a bit of shock. He stares at me with prodding eyes. He knows I’ve got a wad of ...
... managed to persuade him to take us to the correct place, which turned out to be packed full of locals and provided the best curry we've had since being in the north. Seems we got a bit more than we bargained for with Jinu, who kept hinting that we should pay for him to stay somewhere before sloping off to his friend's house for the night.
The following morning we got up at 6 to set off on our trek which took us up ...
... town, we finally found the lake and inspected our now soggy chocolate balls. They tasted delicious, but the rain had dampened our spirits. It didn't seem to stop the entire time we were there!
Right now we are chilling in our rom, desperately trying to suppress any urges to use the toilet so we don't have to use the hole in the floor, eating chocolate and hiding under blankets to keep warm. It's hard to believe this is India!!